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Torpedo SwimRun African Series.

SwimRun is a race along naturally iconic routes. Without transition, you test yourself against multiple swims and runs. The adventure, the experience, and the natural beauty are what makes SwimRun wildly cool and a new trend in global sports.

Naturally iconic routes made extraordinary

Torpedo SwimRun Wild | 13-14 September 2019
Torpedo SwimRun Flow | 13-14 September 2019
Torpedo SwimRun Moon | 27 October 2019
Torpedo SwimRun Cape | 17 November 2019
Torpedo SwimRun Val de Vie | 2 February 2020

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If you want to go fast, go alone. 
If you want to go far, go together.

Torpedo SwimRun Graded Events.

Torpedo SwimRun’s are graded on this old African proverb. Torpedo Black graded races are team events with tough and extraordinary routes against the best of nature. Torpedo Blue graded events are solo races with short and fun routes allowing new athletes to experience SwimRun.

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Torpedo Cape

19 Nov 2019

CLIFTON, CAPE TOWN

The original African SwimRun.

Raced in the South African summer, the coastal route traverses the foot of Table Mountain, a 7th Natural Wonder of the World. It’s a wild experience across the Capes world-famous beaches and bays. The beautiful experience is reserved for the tough with it’s cold Atlantic Ocean swimming.

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Torpedo Wild

13&14 Sept 2019

WILDERNESS, GARDEN ROUTE

Wild is the weekend race experience.

A Friday evening Prologue traverses pristine South African National Parks trails and river. Saturday’s 26km route covers naturally diverse and unseen Garden Route terrain. The Kaaimans is the highlight and leaves you with a once in a lifetime experience! The weekend is rounded off with 2 nights of camping and festivities at Ebb & Flow and a Saturday celebration dinner and party.

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Torpedo Flow

13&14 Sept 2019

WILDERNESS, GARDEN ROUTE

Get into the Flow of the new sport of SwimRun.

Held over the same weekend as Torpedo Wild, this easy alternative delivers a fun sporting experience without pushing your limits. A Friday evening Prologue traverses pristine South African National Parks trails and river. Saturday is a wet and fast dash to the sea and back along the Touws River. Fun, fresh and always harder than you think – welcome to SwimRun.

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Torpedo Moon

27 Oct 2019

CRADLE MOON, GAUTENG

Get into the Flow of the new sport of SwimRun.

Hosted at Cradle Moon, midway between Joburg and Pretoria, Torpedo Moon brings SwimRun to Gauteng with a bushveld touch. The swimming segments are the highlight with multiple freshwater swims in the Lake and Crocodile River. The 15km course is harder than one thinks and raced at full speed will push athletes to their limit. The route is graded blue and raced at a conservative pace is achievable for athletes wanting an introduction to this exciting new sport.

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Torpedo Val de Vie

2 Feb 2020

PAARL, WESTERN CAPE

The perfect introduction to SwimRun.

Set in the Cape Winelands, Torpedo Val de Vie provides athletes the perfect introduction to SwimRun. The 10km route consisting of 6 short swims and 6 fun runs takes you on a journey through the estate. Through horse paddocks, vineyard trails, the 6 Estate Lakes and the banks of the Berg River. Fun and fresh – welcome to SwimRun. The race finishes at the Val de Vie market which offers a variety of unique homemade fare sold from food trucks and vendors, as well as fun activities for the kids and thrilling games of Polo.

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Torpedo SwimRun Tour

10 Oct 2020

The SwimRun group route experience.

A Torpedo Tour is a small group route experience in a non-competitive environment.

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Torpedo SwimRun Cape Videos

Torpedo SwimRun Cape

Torpedo SwimRun Cape – Launch Video
1st African SwimRun – Nov 2016

Torpedo SwimRun Cape – Highlight Video
1st event – 15 Jan 2017

Torpedo SwimRun Cape – Route Video
1st Event – 15 Jan 2017

Torpedo SwimRun Cape – Event Video
2nd Event – 18 Nov 2017

Torpedo SwimRun Cape – Highlight Video
2nd Event – 18 Nov 2017

Torpedo SwimRun Cape – Highlight Video
3rd Event – 18 Nov 2018

Torpedo SwimRun Wild Videos

Torpedo SwimRun Wild – Launch Video

1st Event – 14-15 Sept 2018

Torpedo SwimRun Wild – Highlight Video

1st Event – 14-15 Sept 2018

Torpedo SwimRun Wild – Route Video

1st Event – 14-15 Sept 2018

Torpedo SwimRun Val de Vie Videos

Torpedo SwimRun Val de Vie – Launch Video

Summer – 5 Jan 2019

Torpedo SwimRun Val de Vie – Route Video

Summer – 3 Feb 2019

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